The volunteers of Child Flight Charitable Trust are our backbone - the team ensures that we get the job done, and as a result allow the organisational aims and objectives to be met - by giving kids from all walks of life the opportunity to see their worlds from a different perspective by providing a unique leadership programme and free flights.



Chris Jordan/CEO

Past CEO of 5 companies. Founded Child Flight in 2012.  Has a private pilot's licence & works with Kathryn teaching Curious Minds.


Murray Barker ATPL

Murray is an Airline Transport Pilot and is a founding trustee of Child Flight.  Murray advises Child Flight on our aircraft operations


Kathryn is a professor at the University of Waikato.  She developed Curious Minds-Possible Worlds based on 20 years research. Kathryn is the prime teacher of Curious Minds.

Shirley Williams Child Flight, Northland --------Convenor--------

Shirley Williams Child Flight, Northland --------Convenor--------

Shirley is an active committee member of Kaitaia Business Association, Te Hiku Sports Hub, Kaitaia Lions Club, Far North Avocado Festival Trust, Arts Far North to name a few, all groups assist in promoting Kaitaia in the Far North.

Jennifer Roberts, ex Principal, --------------Trustee----------------

Jennifer Roberts, ex Principal, --------------Trustee----------------

Jennifer is the ex principal of Patricia Avenue School, Hamilton's largest special needs school.  Jennifer advises Child Flight on special needs care, and teaching issues that need to be addressed.